A flamboyant, collassal Chinese extravaganza has been open for about a month now at Queens Boulevard and 39th Place in Sunnyside (north side of the street). I think it seats about 600 people.
I haven't eaten there yet. Have any of you Chowhounds? I cant quite figure the place out.
First, they have a buffet, claim to serve Japanese food, and sell a variety of American-style dishes. Then again, they also have intestines, feet, chinese broccoli, salt & pepper squid, and Clams with Black Bean Sauce on the menu, and they have hanging meats in the window. Quite promising, although the Roast Pork has less of a shine than one would expect from a great noodle house.
On a recent visit to Flushing, I spotted a similarly ostentatious establishment around Main Street and 42nd Avenue, with the same fiber-optic fireworks display. I would guess that Harmony has Chinatown credentials.
If they serve relatively authentic, delicious Chinese food, they would be the first to do so west of Elmhurst. That is exciting.
Let me know what you think.
-Chris (who recently moved to Queens, primarily to eat.)